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Ex-Juno execs reportedly seeking up to $1B for new biotech startup

Former Juno Therapeutics Inc. executives Hans Bishop and Steve Harr have co-founded a new biotech, Sana Biotechnology Inc., less than a year after leading Juno through a $9 billion acquisition by Celgene Corp......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Pennovation Center-based biotech startup raises $13M

The company, led by two former Janssen Pharmaceutical execs, is seeking to commercialize a new protein drug platform based on technology licensed from Johnson & Johnson......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Ex-Juno execs lease more than 30,000 square feet in Lake Union life science building

The 198,000-square-foot "Atrium" building is now 49 percent leased with three biotech tenants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Controversial Startup Moderna Just Filed for the Biggest Biotech IPO Ever

The unicorn is seeking to raise a staggering $500 million, despite having no products on the market. Moderna Therapeutics just filed for what wo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

This cancer-fighting biotech sped from startup to IPO filing in 10 months

The team that took Kite Pharma from a startup re-engineering a patient's own cells to fight cancer to a $12 billion buyout now is seeking a $100 million initial public offering for the South San Francisco company it launched only 10 months ago. Arie B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Juno Therapeutics and investors reach settlement related to fatal drug trial

The $24 million mediated settlement stems from a string of patient deaths that nearly derailed Seattle's star biotech startup two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2018

Ex-NFL star, software execs tackle Spotify-like sports video platform

The idea for Boston-based WePlayed, a new sports tech startup, took root after a catastrophic basement flood in 2015. The owner of the damaged basement in Cape Cod was Paul Zukauskas, a former NFL star who played with the Cleveland Browns. In a moment.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Uber could be worth more than Nvidia, 3M and PayPal

The $120 billion valuation the ride-hailing company is reportedly seeking would make it more valuable than 3M, 21st Century Fox and others......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2019

Amazon reportedly pulls plans to expand into Seattle skyscraper

Amazon is scaling back its expansion in Seattle by seeking tenants for the 30 floors of office space it leased at Rainier Square, GeekWire reported......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2019

The New Space Race: Challenges, opportunities seen by local coworking execs

Five leaders from the most well-known coworking spaces in the Valley talk about the effects of the burgeoning coworking scene on the region's startup culture......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

2 execs to know: EverlyWell lands exec from Pinterest; Doublehorn promotes COO

Catch up with some of the latest personnel moves in Austin business, including a former exec with Pinterest in Trulia who's now helping a startup sell lab tests that people can perform at home......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Biotech startup cashes in at ASU"s Innovation Open

A University of Pennsylvania biotech startup won $100,000 in Arizona State University’s third annual Innovation Open competition. Phoenix-based electronic components distributor Avnet Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) and ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Here are the largest Series A rounds in Mass. biotech

Massachusetts biotech startups are not only reaching new heights in the scientific field, but in the pots of money they raise. Late last month, Cambridge startup Dewpoint Therapeutics emerged from incubation at Boston venture capital firm Polaris Partn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Launched by Iranian Banks: Report

Four Iranian banks have reportedly teamed up with a blockchain startup to launch a gold-backed cryptocurrency called “PayMon.”.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 5th, 2019

Spotify Said to Be in Talks to Buy Podcast Giant Gimlet for $200 Million

Gimlet, a Brooklyn-based startup, is behind popular shows like Reply All and Crimetown. Music streaming service Spotify is reportedly in talks to buy Gimlet Media, a popular podcast company for $200 million......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 2nd, 2019

Trump Reportedly Interviewed Herman Cain For Fed Governor Seat

President Trump's relentless attacks on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell must have deterred many qualified candidates from seeking one of the open seats on the central bank's board of governors because, according to a Bloomberg report, the presid.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 31st, 2019

Charlotte region"s Spirit Community Bank is latest startup to withdraw charter application

Yet another startup bank in North Carolina has withdrawn its charter application. The proposed Spirit Community Bank of Statesville is no longer seeking a bank charter from the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

Alexandria founder named in trademark dispute as son launches rival biotech coworking company

The dispute stems from a December trademark infringement lawsuit in which Alexandria founder is suing his son for using Alexandria's name and trademarks to launch a rival biotech startup in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

KC"s FitBark may be scrappy but it"s landing big partnerships

FitBark Inc. has embraced a scrappy startup mindset, intentionally seeking little outside investment in order to retain control of its product roadmap and deliver what consumers want. The company's attentiveness to its user base and refusal to cut c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2019

Ex-Juno executive details plans for new Seattle biotech

Sana came out of stealth mode in January and CEO Steve Harr said it will grow quickly in Boston, San Francisco and Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

T-Mobile execs stayed at Trump hotel while seeking his OK on a deal

Such visits raise questions about whether patronizing Trump’s private business is viewed as a way to influence public policy, critics said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019